Complete Definition of "sequela"

English

Etymology
Latin sequela#Latin|sequela, from sequi âfollowâ.

Pronunciation
IPA|/sɪ'kwi:lÉ/

Noun
en-noun|sequel|ae

  1. a disease or condition which is caused by an earlier disease or problem

#:*1970: Complications: haematoma formation is a dangerous sequela of this operation, and careful drainage with polythene tubing was carried out. â JG Ballard, The Atrocity Exhibition
#:*1973: âAy, ay,â said Stephen testily, âit is showy enough to look at, no doubt, but these are only the superficial sequelae. There is no essential lesion.â â Patrick O'Brian, HMS Surprise
#:*2003: Self-dosing brought emotional and physical sequelae of its own. â Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason (Penguin 2004, p. 407)

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